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The 8 Best Value Blended Scotch Whiskies To Buy Now

Notwithstanding the tremendous growth in demand for single malt Scotch whisky, two-thirds of Scotch whisky sales are still in the form of blends. To be sure, in the last several decades this segment has seen dramatic changes and a significant premiumization of the category. Those changes have …

Whiskey

Is the Universe Conscious?

For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally to falling apples and orbiting moons to Carl Sagan intoning that “we are made of star stuff” — that the atoms of our bodies were …

Albert Einstein

The 20-minute workout to lose weight and torch fat

You may think you’d be better off with an hour-long workout—or at least 45 minutes. But here’s the reality: being tight on time can actually make you</i> …

Workouts

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

Shooting 4K Log on the iPhone with Filmic Pro

Sometimes people ask me why I started shooting videos on a phone and the answer is not that easy. I believe the best camera is the one we always have …

Cinematography

The workout to get magazine-worthy six-pack abs

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If anyone can show you how to get magazine-worthy abs, it's Chris Ryan. This top model and trainer has graced the …

Muscle

French Baked Toast with Cream and Eggs (Oeufs au Plat Bressanne)

It's called oeufs au plat Bressanne, and it's even easier than French toast<p>Set a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 375°. Grease a 10-inch …

Breakfast

These Wild Sculptures Actually Generate Green Energy

The enormous sculpture looks, in the artist’s rendering, like the sails of a fleet of futuristic ships whose bodies have just sunk beneath the …

'We’re growing brains outside of the body'

Madeleine Lancaster has 300 brains growing in her lab – here’s how she’s done it.<p>As she speaks, Madeleine Lancaster rests her hand on her pregnant belly. “Oh they’re about six or seven months along now”. At this point her progeny measure about four millimetres across. She’s growing a few hundred, …

Immune System

Motherless babies possible as scientists create live offspring without need for female egg

Motherless babies could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a female egg.<p>The landmark experiment by the University of Bath rewrites 200 years of biology teaching and could pave the way for a baby to be born from the DNA of two men.<p>It was …

Genetics

New brain map identifies 97 previously unknown regions

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new 21st century map of the human brain contains 180 distinct areas in each hemisphere, including 97 previously undiscovered territories, research published Wednesday in the journal Nature revealed. It's not quite Google Maps, but the new optic still provides the most detailed …

150 Scientists Just Met in Secret to Discuss Creating a Synthetic Human Genome

Get ready for it.<p>A very select group of scientists, lawyers, and industry leaders just met at Harvard Medical School in Boston to contemplate …

Stem cells from diabetic patients coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Signaling a potential new approach to treating diabetes, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard University …

The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

PlentyOfFish

'X-Ray Vision' T-Shirt Shows Inner Workings of the Human Body

A new crowdfunded project aims to create a virtual reality T-shirt that allows users to feel like they are peering inside the shirt-wearer's anatomy …

Scientists grow chickens with dinosaur legs

Scientists—presumably so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think whether they should—have grown chickens with dinosaur legs, Phys.org reports. More accurately, a team at the University of Chile grew chicken embryos with dinosaur-like fibulas.<p>In modern birds, the fibula …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

The GOP’s Backdoor Impeachment Scheme

Republicans have lost at the ballot box and the Supreme Court, so they’ve decided to nullify President Obama another way: keep his government from …

Syria: 'Assad regime ordered me to gas people - but I could not do it'

General Zaher al-Sakat tells Richard Spencer that he was ordered three times to use chemical weapons against his own people in Syria - but he could not go through with it.<p>Few thought that the <b>Syrian</b> regime's promise to destroy its chemical weapons would be the end of the story. Brigadier-General …

Middle East

Ig Nobel prize for discovery that opera is good for a mouse's heart

Stargazing dung beetles, mice that survive for longer after heart surgery when they listen to opera, and whether or not you could walk on water on other planets – all of them are serious scientific questions that researchers sweated over for years. On Thursday, their hard work was honoured with …

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

The Weird Way Alcohol Behaves In Space

Quantum tunneling holds a clue for one of the great mysteries of space chemistry.<p>A few years back, scientists discovered a giant cloud of hooch floating around in space. The 288 billion-mile cloud of gaseous methanol, an alcohol present in antifreeze and some moonshine presented a conundrum: How do …

Steve Jobs Predicted a Life Without Steve Jobs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a previously unreleased, nearly 20-year-old interview, Steve Jobs made a prescient statement …

Aqua regia, literally meaning “King’s water”, is a highly corrosive mixture of acids; it is the only mixture of acids that can dissolve gold

<b>Aqua regia,</b> literally meaning “King’s water”, is a highly corrosive mixture of acids; it is the only mixture of acids that can dissolve gold.<p>Hungarian chemist George de Hevesy dissolved the nobel prizes of his peers in aqua regia during the German invasion of Denmark in WWII to prevent Nazis from looting the prizes. He placed the liquid solution of gold and aqua regia in plain sight where it was overlooked. After the war had ended, de Hevesy returned to precipitate the gold out of the mixture. …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Nazr Mohammed ejected for shove

CHICAGO -- Nazr Mohammed was sent packing early in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat on Friday night, and the entire …